Islamic State’s (ISIS) jihadists on Wednesday executed a young Iraqi man by throwing him from the top of a building on charges of being gay.
This evening, ILGA-Europe have received an update on the disturbing situation in Chechnya from their partners working in the region.
Last weekend, Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta published an article revealing that over 100 people in Chechenya have been detained on suspicion for being gay, and suffered torture and humiliation. At least three men were killed.
On 1 April, Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta published an article reporting the arbitrary detention, torture and extra-judicial killing of (perceived) gay and bisexual men on a mass scale in Chechnya.
On June 24th, in the Sabail region of Baku, a transgender woman Ayla Demirova, 27, who lived on 26 Said Rustemov Street was stabbed to death.
A pentecostal pastor with the Jesus Miracle Ministries, Awka, Anambra State in Nigeria (names withheld) is on the run after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy.
A video recently posted online by a group of homophobes based in Belgorod, Russia, shows an attack on a young exchange student who is beaten, undressed and forced to imitate sex scenes.
Amnesty International has revealed that a teenager was executed in Iran after being convicted of the rape of another boy, the first confirmed execution of a juvenile offender in the country this year.
According to the information from law enforcements, the incident took place on February 28th around 11pm. A transgender person from Shamkir Bakhtiyar Aliyev, was stabbed multiple times and she was was killed.
An Israeli court has sentenced an ultra-Orthodox Jew to life in prison for killing a teenager at the Jerusalem gay pride parade in 2015. During the trial, the man said he had been doing God's will.